Below we list the agents that make up the Catalan wine sector. From the vineyard to the winery, from training to marketing, from dissemination to research… it is a very broad sector and countless links with other areas.
The importance of the wine sector is evident from the large number of agents that make it up. From the institutions that promote it to the facilities that value it, passing through the training centers that ensure its generational relay and the entities that bring together the workers in the sector. Without forgetting the media they procure for its dissemination.
Catalan Vine and Wine Institute (INCAVI)
The Catalan Vine and Wine Institute is a Public Research Center created in 1980 as an autonomous body of the Generalitat of Catalonia. At the service of the national viticultural and oenological productive activity, INCAVI aims to encourage quality wines and make them more competitive in the domestic and foreign markets, promote research, experimentation and technology transfer, as well as disseminate the Knowledge of Catalan wines, Denominations of Origin and promoting wine culture.
Wine cultural facilities
Wine in Catalonia is culture, it is history, it is territory and it is also landscape. It is the heritage of each and all of us. Hence, it has a good number of cultural entities around it to spread its value.
Employer and professional associations and organizations
In the Catalan wine sector, more than 12,500 people work from the vineyard to the final sale, grouped into various groups.
University and training
Catalonia has a wide range of training in the field of wine, with different specialization options for all professional profiles.